The Porsche Thread

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by Bongolia, Aug 6, 2009.

  1. Keyser Soze 1

    Keyser Soze 1 Been here awhile

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    That pic is awesome. Is there a high res somewhere?
  2. HOT DAMN!

    HOT DAMN! ♪ ♪ ♪

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  3. a1fa

    a1fa Throttle Jockey™

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    oh man..
  4. bingbong

    bingbong Been here awhile

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    Somewhere in between is the sweet spot. I'll take a 930 turbo please.
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  5. dlearl476

    dlearl476 Two-bit Throttle Bum

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    :nono

    If ever get another one, its going to be just like the one on the left. Still a lot of VW left in those.
  6. a1fa

    a1fa Throttle Jockey™

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    Good ol's cool air gehkult!
  7. bingbong

    bingbong Been here awhile

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    Actually you're right, my all time love would be a 72 S. but they have accelerated past my bank balance long ago :cry
  8. NCGS

    NCGS De Oppresso Liber

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    boardrider247 Weekend Anarchist

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  10. 68deluxe

    68deluxe Long timer

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    I would love an air-cooled Porsche but I will never go back to the Scottsdale dealer again. Ever. Are there any good mechanics in the valley that can work on the older cars? I thought I read somewhere that some parts were only available to dealers.
  11. pirahna

    pirahna Long timer

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    Most Porsche dealers are not a great choice for the air-cooled cars. I would guess there are several great independent Porsche shops around Phoenix/Scottsdale that specialize in air-cooled cars.
  12. 68deluxe

    68deluxe Long timer

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    We are selling our sailboat to get a bigger one for bluewater cruising and liveaboard. After we get the boat I have around 1 year till retirement and might get another P-car to play with for a year or 2. I will check out some Porsche forums for local recommendations.
  13. RocketJohn

    RocketJohn Hook em' Horns!

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    This community is excellent:

    http://forums.rennlist.com/rennforums/index.php
  14. RocketJohn

    RocketJohn Hook em' Horns!

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    If the dealers are selling air cooled cars, they are going to be non-wrecked, non rusty, maintained, shiny paint, lower mile examples, typically at premium prices. Mine was everything but premium priced that I found at my local dealer, 5 miles from work.
  15. cogitate

    cogitate What Marcellus Wallace Looks Like

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    I was admiring a 928 outside my bank a few years ago, and the owner came out. We chatted a bit, told him I liked Porsches, and he referred me to the rennlist.

    He told me he started it, but I didn't get his name and it really didn't matter. He had a very sweet car!
  16. pirahna

    pirahna Long timer

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    His name is John, Rennlist name John D.

    A vey nice guy. He hasn't owned it for a few years now. He sold it to Internet Brands but is still fairly active on there and still a Mod or Admin or something like that.
  17. Treadless

    Treadless seeking adventure

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  18. Treadless

    Treadless seeking adventure

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  19. dlearl476

    dlearl476 Two-bit Throttle Bum

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    Picking up,a briefcase full of cash for a clutch job, no doubt.
















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  20. dlearl476

    dlearl476 Two-bit Throttle Bum

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    For me it would be a dark grey '66 or '67 SWB, the same color as the '70S Steve McQueen drove in the opening sequence of LeMans.* As a driver, I'm somewhat of a piker. S or no, really wouldn't matter.



    *One year I had a few days off and a boatload of FF miles so I decided to go to Indy for the day to pick up some swag and watch qualifying. Chad McQeen drove by me in the car as I was crossing Hulman Blvd from swag alley to the speedway. He sold it at auction a year or two later.
    http://www.ibtimes.com/steve-mcqueens-le-mans-porsche-911s-be-auctioned-277295
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